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Longines Master Collection – Automatic Chronograph
Mint condition Longines Master Collection automatic chronographIt comes comes with the box set and paperwork, the warranty card is not present. The retail price is £1730. Longines is a luxury watches house based in Saint-Imier, Switzerland. Founded by Auguste Agassiz in 1832, the company is owned by the Swatch Group. Its winged hourglass logo is the oldest registered for a watchmaker. Longines is known for its 'Aviators' watches. A company director was a friend of Charles Lindbergh; after his transatlantic flight, Lindbergh designed a pilot watch to help with air navigation. Built to his specifications, it is still produced today. Longines provided timers used at the first modern day Olympics in 1892. In 1899, Longines went to the North Pole with Arctic explorer Louis Amédée de Savoie. It was the first to use automatic timekeeping for the Federal Gymnastics, at Basel in 1912. Today, Longines remains a widely recognized name in sport watches and chronographs. This one is the Master Collection chronograph which is a stylish and traditional looking classic watch. It is a superbly designed wristwatch with polished stainless steel case. The dial is well laid out, with large sub dials . It is a highly legible design with large Roman numerals and a well balanced and symmetrical dial layout with the chronograph and subsidiary seconds sub dials at the 9 and 3 positions and the date placed at the 6 position. Has a scratch resistant sapphire crystal to the front and glass display back. Swiss made ETA 2894-2 automatic movement, It comes on the original bracelet with butterfly deployant clasp, suitable for a 7.5 inch wrist. Width is 40 mm excluding crown, 42 mm including crown, lug to lug is 44 mm and thickness is 12 mm.